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1. fomite, vehicle

any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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an inanimate substance or object that can transfer a pathogen to a host

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An inanimate object or substance that is capable of transmitting infectious organisms from one individual to another.

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